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. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> woodruff: the u.s. death toll from the giant storm named sandy has risen to at least 63 today. about 6.5 million homes and businesses are still without electricity though there were signs of daily life returning to its usual rhythm in some places. a familiar sound returned to lower manhattan streets last night. ( horns honking ) the power did not. police helped direct traffic with signals still dark, but one taxi driver said it wasn't worth the risk. >> it's been dangerous. i've got to go home, i'll walk. there's no traffic signal light, no nothing there. >> woodruff: you're going home? you're done? >> i'm done already. >> woodruff: it wasn't much easier for pedestrians who made their way on foot, some with only flashlights leading the way. >> it's really unsettling becauswe d't he por. we don't know what's going on. we don't have anywhere to get to televisions. >> woodruff: many people flocked to mobile charging stations across the city. plugging in cell phones and other devices. but today brought some sign of things
the biggest impact in the u.s.? >> one of the most powerful campaigns was the trayvon martin case. a 17-year-old african-american, killed in florida, tragically. two weeks after the incident, there was no media coverage of all. a private injustice. the parents start a petition, and then it goes viral. the importance is not just the individual acts of arresting his killer in prosecuting him, but the public. the result, the awareness of the tragic situation of young african-americans not being treated fairly in the justice system or the "stand your ground" laws, where you can almost impunitively shoot someone. that is some of the really exciting things we see. >> in trayvon martin's case, clearly there was an impact, but they were not waiting. they were in there pretty soon, on the case. what i want to ask you -- do you find a difference in the way that companies -- you have a lot of petitions aimed at companies that do specific things. obviously, some have had more political implications. is there a difference in response between business institutions and political institutions? >> politician
still has faith in john allen, the current u.s. commander in afghanistan who is now under investigation by the pentagon's inspector general for what officials describe as potentially inappropriate e-mails with one of the women directly involved in the case. nbc's chief foreign affairs correspondent, andrea mitchell, has more on an ever-widening story. >> reporter: the scandal involving two very different women, tampa socialite jill kelley and petraeus biographer and former mistress paula broadwell ensnared not only petraeus but his successor. marine general john allen who took over from petraeus in afghanistan and is the president's choice to be supreme allied commander of nato forces in europe, a nomination now temporarily on hold. >> thank you for all that you have done, for me and for our precious daughters. >> reporter: the general is married with a sterling record. but on a flight to australia monday night, aides to defense secretary leon panetta disclosed a dramatic turn in the petraeus case. fbi investigators had uncovered what the pentagon called potentially inappropriate commun
's amazing. >> the other thing i find amazing is i remember going through the u.s. treasury in the height of the financial crisis, and back then, you had officials who were scribbling down important facts and figures on scrap paper because that was one of the few things they were able to legally throw away and get rid of. and if you go around other branches of the u.s. government today, people are intensely aware of the risks of e-mails being kept. if you go and talk to private sector banks, nobody working on a bank trading floor these days can possibly not be aware of the risks of tracking thoughts and e-mails. and yet somehow the military just seems not to have noticed this. it is very, very striking. >> there's one other dedataidei this "journal" story, kelley had second thoughts. and people said they made the request, quote, she was worried about the personal information being provided to investigators. >> like the diplomatic license plates. >> talk about the horse after it's left the barn door. >> you predicted fiscal cliff would be the fifth question. it's going to be our second top
." ♪ >>> welcome back to "hardball." the fight for the u.s. senate can be as significant as the fight for president. right now looks advantage democrats. the latest analysis is it appears more likely than not democrats will holded majority, perhaps by only the slimmest of margins. there you have it. and the catch up is the massachusetts senate race between republican scott brown and democratic challenger elizabeth warren, and right now the clear politics poll average has warren up by 4.5. politi politico is up there in boston covering the race. dave, thanks for joining us from politico. >> absolutely. >> let me ask you about that race. it seems like something happened a couple weeks ago. was it the mayor's endorsement and putting all the troops? but that's only 8% of the lector root. what got her on top of the race? >> i think it's women voters that were in brown's camp, still sort of flirting with him this summer in polls moving towards warren, and i talked to some pollsters and voters on the ground today and that's all you hear about on the airwaves, in the messaging. it's all designed to court w
the capitol city of beijing. snow is forecast to continue falling throughout the day there. >>> here in the u.s. it's snowing in north dakota. at least three inches of snow fell in some areas and cool temperatures have caused icy roads. a travel alert has been alerted for that entire state. >>> and with some ski resorts already open in california, many skiers and snow borders are heading to san francisco this weekend for the ski and snow board festival. the event which is hosted by snow bomb ends today. it's taking place from 11:00 until 6:00 tonight at the fort mason center. tickets are $20 and that includes two free lift tickets. the event atracks about 20,000 -- attracts about 20,000 people each year. >>> 7:25. if you still want a bit of nice weather. rosemary is delivering it up for us this weekend. things change quickly. >> you are right. it must be late fall. because a taste of summer coming our way and then we switch over to rain and snow for the sierra coming back. giving you a look outside and what is going on, very calm conditions right now. mostly blue skies around the region. take a
around the world. and you saw him during the 2012 u.s. campaign. he was campaign manager for the landslide reelection of california governor in 2006. before that a top political advice sor in the white house of george w. bush. he attended the university of delaware from 1988 to 1993. david plouffe crossed paths in schmidt in the late 1980's. he completed his political seasons degree and finned two years ago. he has completed two presidential bids. he was appointed as a senior advice sor to the president in the white house in 2011. he attended is the marks high school before serving in a wide viret of state and national political campaigns. i'm going to ask the two speakers this evening to speak and i had to decide who is going to go first and i decided to use a standard that anyone this this audience could mean and that is whoever has won the most recent presidential election gets to speak first. i think that's the fair enough thing to do so please welcome david plouffe and steve schmidt to the university of delaware. [applause] >> thank you for joining thus evening. it's
of the national senatorial committee made a statement this morning regarding last night. u.s. senator john cornyn tonight made the following statement. here is the "new york times" and how they played last night's election. here is the, "wall street journal." the "washington times." andy "washington post" -- and the "washington post." cynthia on the democrat's line, good morning. caller: my view is how to do with the racism. there is a much divisiveness in terms of the racism. in order for both parties to move ahead, i think that's something needs to be done there. there is racism, and the other topic was how women were huge, especially by the republicans. women are people prepared -- our people. god gave us all the power to think on our own and there is nowhere that he says women cannot make choices. and men, especially on the republican side, are going to have to realize that women should be able to say what we allow with our bodies and not allow. host: can you give us an example of what you mean by racism in yesterday's election? caller: racism in terms of black and white, hispanic -- host: yo
but there's no school today. >> the bleeding may have stopped on wall street. u.s. wholesalers boosted their stockpiles by one palo% in september. sales jumped 2%. the dow was down hundred and 21 and down 313 on wednesday. the dow was down just 9 1/2. this city at 12,801. if everyone is waiting to hear from the president talking about the upcoming fiscal cliff at the end of the year that has been shaking wall street of the last couple of days. we will stay on the air past 10:00 and bring you the president's address live here on the kron4 morning news before we join dr. phil and progress after that. we expect a statement from president obama just after 10:00. we'll have more kron4 news continues. >> 710 a m and 401k balances are hitting record highs. companies are ramping up their contributions. the average 401k balance climbed to $7,000 according to financial investments around the country. this is the highest level the firm has seen since it began collecting this data 12 years ago. the increase is the combination of this the stock market employee contributions and employer matching. >
paying their fair share of taxes. costing the u.s. treasury more than $100 billion a year and the electorate said yes to that right? >> stephanie, that is exactly the point. what has got to happen right now, you know -- what -- we have not -- what we cannot see in washington is some kind of great debate between right-wing extremist, and centrist democrats. that's not the debate. the debate is will the u.s. congress do what the american people want them to do as expressed in poll after poll. so we shouldn't come out somewhere between what right-wing extremists want and wall street democrats want. we have to do what the american people want, and they say yes. >> stephanie: and i was just reading your piece and it's -- this is what -- you know, you are talking about poll after poll show that american people do not believe that global warming is a hoax poll after poll show people strongly disagree that republicans want to cut spending on education, i mean that's what i have been saying -- >> stephanie, here is the point. you are right. we have got to po
old, i just became a u.s. citizen this year and must say i was so proud to have the privilege to vote. i started crying as i was walking away from the polls. just whoever whelmed with emotions. #voteordie. and speaking of the youth vote, despite the fact that unemployment for those between 18 and 29 was up 12% in the month of october, by 61% of young voters still favor president obama. there was some concern about an enthusiasm gap because in 2008, 78% of young people said they were very enthusiastic about the president but only 48% said so this time around. so it will be very interesting to see if they actually turned out. >> actually go and vote. >> right. >> that is the big question. they turned out at about the same rate as those four years ago. josh elliott. you have people gathering around. >> the anticipation is starting to build, people milling about and seeing on the giant screen surrounding us here in times square turning it into a virtual amphitheater. the votes coming in. as we project states, the excitement starting to build and i want to bring in first-time voters. we ar
and 47 republicans. one-third of the u.s. senate is up for election tonight. that's 33 seats. 23 democratic and ten republican. in order for the republicans to take control of the senate, they would need to win four seats. that bat logical take place in about a dozen states from places like connecticut and massachusetts out east to nevada and arizona out west. cbs news considers six of these states true tossups. that's massachusetts, connecticut, virginia, wisconsin, north dakota, and montana. republicans have what they're calling their big four. that's montana, north dakota, nebraska and wisconsin. republicans tell us in order for them to win the senate they have to win the majority of the big four. the polls have closed. we're going to take a closer look in virginia where the polls have closed at the senate race there. there's a contest between two former popular governors. you have republican george allen, the former u.s. senator from that state and democrat tim kaine, the former head of the democratic national committee. this is a very tight race. it's also the most expensive
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in maryland. christi did. god bless him. >> i once again agree with you. thank you, michael steele. almost u.s. senator for maryland. when we return let me measure with who is the best bet after the election. g a windows 8 devie with help from your friend. i'm thinking about upgrading... finally! jonathan was fine when you were in your 20s, but he's not right for you. good-bye jonathan and his creepy little girl hands. i meant... [ male announcer ] or choosing a windows 8 device with help from the experts at staples. another way staples and hp make it easier to upgrade. make your windows 8 experience even better with hp. and this week, get $200 off the hp envy dv6 notebook. staples. that was easy. a great clean doesn't have to take longer. i'm done. [ female announcer ] unlike sprays and dust rags, swiffer 360 dusters extender can clean hard to reach places in less time. swiffer. great clean in less time. or your money back. >>> i sat at a big high school gymnasium recently. i saw argo. a movie about the united states candidates conspireing together back in '79 and then watched the audience ch
have one of these packages, you pay an average with taxes in the u.s., $160. in france you pay $38 u.s., and you get worldwide calling. you get worldwide television, and your internet is 20 times faster at of loading when 10 times foster -- 20 times faster at of loading and 10 times faster at downloading. all of them understand that the railroads were increasingly important. you had to move things like steel. the 20th century came along. with highways and airports that were crucial to economic growth. now it is the information super hero. david k. johnston on the many ways corporations tried to rob you blind, saturday night at 10:00 a.m. eastern and sunday night at 9:00. now reaction to a election results from media activists. we will hear from the tea party patriots. this is 40 minutes. >> good afternoon. my name is richard. i am going to speak for a few minutes. and i am going to introduce five nationally known as conservative leaders. we will each talk for a little bit, and then we will open it for q&a. the battle to take over the republican party begins today, and there comes some
and three u.s. territories are on the ground. 90% of those are volunteers. last night about 7600 people stayed in more than 110 shelters. to date, we have served more than 3.3 million meals. in fact, provided more than 29,000 health services and mental health, emotional support, and handed out 125,000 relief items. we are mobilizing a large relief effort this weekend, providing comfort kits and other import materials to those who will need them in the coming days. you have a lot of questions, so that i will turn it back over to it had 34 questions. thank you. >> thank you. we will be taking questions from reporters. i ask that you ask one question so we can get to as many as possible today. with that, operator, can we have our first question please? >> if you want to ask a and pleas deess * 1 yearning. one moment. -- and please state your name. what mom. the first question comes from jeffs. >> want to ask about temporary housing. i know out on staten island today have no hotels or motels. where are you putting those people? are they going to another state or other boroghs in new york? >
it is going to be looking at people behaving badly. >>pam: for today's market update the latest about the u.s. economy with the consumer confidence. here is a look at the numbers. the confidence confidence in the economy surged in nearly five years. many were encouraged by encouraging job market that dow was up by a 136. in monastic in the s&p was also up today. >> watching today's winners and losers with rob black. we are talking about netflix. carl icahn, the activist, and he got some trouble and some bay area with he, who and clorox? >> he is usually correct. young who was offered $38 per share and this was the offer from microsoft and he jumped in. netflix could possibly be doomed. there are services like a from exports and other delivery mechanisms and makes the content very expensive. i do not think who is going to purchase amazon which i do not see who's going to purchase netflix but fundamentally it kind of stinks. >> you mentioned amazon have branched out with video delivery. and now they want us to already start christmas shopping? >> it feels a little bit too early. black friday st
if possible. we'll be talking to you all night long. and we have one more projection. this is in a u.s. senate race in vermont. bernie sanders the independent who caucuses with the democrats in vermont has been re-elected. before we look at some of the initial results in the senate races a word about our projections. the newshour doesn't call any race. it is our policy to report results as projected by the associated press. we'll also tell you when two television networks have called a winner in a state if the a.p. has not done so. now we'll go to geoffrey brown for more on these and other congressional matters. >> brown: thanks, gwen. i'm with, here with political editor christina bell and tony and stuart rothenberg, editor of the rothenberg political report. so if we start to look at the senate, they were talking about indiana called early for mitt romney on the presidential side. stu, that is not the case in this important senate race. >> we thought it might be when we first looked back months ago. >> brown: you mean months ago. richard murdoch ended up defeating richard lugar long-time sen
numbers for the month of october. this is a day of the u.s. coming report. we will see if unemployment changes to moscow and the will have an effect on the president's election next tuesday. net flics good news for them. the seal off--and that the stock up 14 percent almost $10 per share. what could be a boost for bay area automaker tesla y'all who also has named the tesla model s its 2013 car of the year. the stock was up almost 3% yesterday. >> a ups holiday shipment jumped nearly 10%. the company said its projected rise partly due to an increase and online shopping. ups the primary delivery company from row ffor many on-line companies. they will hire 50,000 seasonal workers to handle the extra shipments. this about the same number they hired last year. >> here's a quick check of storm trochophores we had to break. a live look you can see quite a bit of rain falling of the bay area. the north bay is getting a break still sing like towers everywhere else. >> will be back with a complete check with erica in a moment. >> cloudy conditions as we walk up to over 90 hours. it will be a pre
at insured estimate losses of $5 to $15 billion. one of the most expensive hurricanes in u.s. history. >> in the top five? >> top five, six, seven. >> who is covering who is not covered? >> pretty much everyone will have some form of insurance. you're required to carry insurance if you have a mortgage and most people do anyway. if you live on the shore typically you'll have a stand homeowners policy that will cover wind damage and most people will have flood damage and that will cover damage from flooding and the storm surge. >> most required by mortgage. >> particularly federally backed you'll be required to have that mortgage. >> what do you do? >> first, when you get back to your property, go out there and inspect that property very carefully in case there's live wires or gas lines. document the damage. use a cram. take photographs. jot down notes. call your agent or insurance company and then what will to be done is you'll be added to the list and an adjuster will come and visit you as quickly as possible. >> what does that mean? >> it depends on where you are. insurers have marsh
: no >> that is really really important. so that's lesson one. lesson two, is the u.s. senate is where the second term president obama is going to be sending those nominees for the supreme court. >> stephanie: yep. >> so places like indiana -- whereby the way joe donnelly is up by eleven points this morning. tammy baldwin, and help the president make sure he has a senate that will work with him. that's my message. >> stephanie: yeah. it's funny you bring up the supreme court. a romney supreme court -- just that phrase makes the hair on my neck standing up -- could overturn long-standing injury us prudence. it would be the rolling back of everything we have accomplished. >> they started it with citizens united, which was a 5-4 vote. so was bush v gore. >> stephanie: right. >> this is not just an election. it will be a 25-year election because it will shape the court for 25 years. >> stephanie: right. this article i'm reading, talking about literally scaling back the social safety net, abortion rights they will overturn roe v. wade. >> how about the environment? global warming, climate
that's at stake tonight. 33 u.s. senate seats, a third of the senate is up for grabs as well. 23 of those seats are currently held by democrats, 10 of them by republicans. in orr to take control of the senate, the republicans need a net gain of three or four seats, depending on who wins the presidency. here is what the associated press is project the so far this evening. in the state of delaware, that tom carper has won reelection. >> ifill: and in the state of florida, bill nelson, who actually had been running against connie mack, the son and grandson of the famous connie mack, he has also won reelection, even though connie mack had been making a late surge. >> woodruff: both of those democrats. in the state of maryland, another return this isenat ben cardin, returning for his second term. >> ifill: and in rhode island, sheldon whitehouse, a good friend of the president's, returning to the senate. >> woodruff: here we have a republican in the state of tennessee, bob corker re-elected to a second term. >> ifill: jeffrey brown will be watching the congressional races for us all n
and control of the u.s. senate is at stake. and abc's jon karl is on the other side of our election studio with more on that. hey, jon. >> reporter: good morning, elizabeth. the story as far as congress goes today, is control of the senate. let's look where things stand. right now, the senate has 53 democrats, 47 republicans. today, at stake is one-third of the senate. 23 of those seats are democratic seats. only ten republicans are up for re-election. that's why this should look like a really good opportunity for republicans. there's a lot of targets of opportunity. i'm going to be watching three races early in the night that pose big problems for republicans. the first, massachusetts. scott brown, republican that won ted kennedy's seat. >> a very tight race now. >> very tight race, he is trailing badly going into election day against elizabeth warren. and indiana, a seat republicans have controlled for 36 years was to be safe. but richard mourdock, controversial comments on rape. he goes in trailing badly. and then missouri, which was to be the best opportunity for republicans to pick up
-choice. >> stephanie: speaking of elections, you are scary smart and ashley judd is not ruling out a run for u.s. senate in kentucky. senator martha plimpton in our future. >> caller: oh, god no, not a chance. >> stephanie: do it! [ laughter ] >> caller: no way! >> stephanie: a is for.org is the organization. martha, you are a delight. >> caller: thanks for having me. >> stephanie: talk to you again soon. >> caller: ok. >> stephanie: she's smart. ashley judd might run against mitch in kentucky. >> he's going to have to hide. >> stephanie: back the remaining moments with john fugelsang on the "stephanie miller show." >> announcer: you can't turn it off, not in the middle of turning her on. it's the "stephanie miller show." ♪ ♪ >> announcer: stephanie miller. ♪ ♪ >> stephanie: it is the "stephanie miller show." welcome to it. 1-800-steph-1-2 the phone number. valerie bloom for c.i.a. director. >> i'd go for that. she'd be the hottest c.i.a. director, a lot hotter than david petraeus. >> stephanie: another parking lot brawl. >> that's bad now you anti catholic bigots are going to bring that
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